New and confirmed Covid-19 cases in Chonburi at 56, roughly the same as yesterday

Chonburi –

The Chonburi Department of Public Health announced 56 new and confirmed cases of Covid-19 this morning (May 13th), one less than yesterday but still the lowest number of cases since April 9th, 2021.

This makes a total of 3,547 cases of Covid-19 in the current round of infections, with 1,383 still in medical care, with eleven recorded deaths in Chonburi since the start of this recent round of infections in early April. One new death was recorded today.

Additionally, 2,153 people in total have now been released from medical care and fully recovered since this current wave began. 102 people were released yesterday.

The district-level new cases were as follows today:

Mueang Chonburi with 6, Si Racha 5, Banglamung (including Pattaya) 30, Sattahip 3, Ban Bueang 1, Phan Thong 5, Ko Chan 1, Nong Yai 1, and 4 people transferred from other provinces to Chonburi for medical care.

The details on today’s cases given were:

  1. 8 close contacts in family members from previous patients and 7 co-workers at places of employment

2. Under investigation for 41 cases

In the last day, a total of 146 close contacts were tested from contact tracing, and 1,113 people were tested in proactive testing when medical staff goes out into the community.

All are pending results along with what the health department stated is a number of other results also pending.

Chonburi Public Health Department officials stated that almost all of the new cases are being driven by private gatherings, primarily small ones with 2-3 people outside of the household having drinks or food together. They continue to urge people to not participate in any activities with anyone outside of their own household at this time and continue to work from home if possible and avoid public places.

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